VIE KYC AML Administrator

International Volunteer Program|Dublin|Finance

VIE KYC AML Administrator

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Finance


Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has been active in Ireland for over 20 years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. We act locally as fund administrator and depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage schemes from UCITS to AIFs including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special purpose vehicles.
The Client Services team is responsible for three activities: 
•    Client Operational Relationship Management, 
•    Client Activation and Support Services including Client and Fund KYC/AML
•    Client on-boarding and client projects

Tasks and responsibilities

This KYC analyst role involves the following tasks:
•    Perform the Front Office role of Know your Client(involving Anti-Money Laundering), 
•    Know your customer for Onboarding new Clients 
•    In charge of KYC/AML refresh of files
•    Close monitoring of AML/KYC files and up-dates
•    Explain and request from Clients the required KYC/AML documents
•    Oversight of the KYC process

Know Your Customer (KYC) & AML for Onboarding and KYC Refresh files
    Analysis of clients profile to determine Customer Due Diligence (CDD) list of requirements to be sent to the clients.
    Preparation & sending of emails for KYC & AML requirements to clients
    Monitoring progression of KYC for each client and fund
    Analysis of KYC documents sent by clients
    Understand client operational & financial structure charts
    Verification of consistency related to tax documents related to the Funds (FATCA/CRS, MIFID)
    Managing & monitoring final KYC/AML approval with close relationship to the validation teams in Paris/India.
    Maintenance of internal KYC client databases: 
    Monitoring of Suspensive conditions related to clients approval.
    Managing & monitoring change in client’s data information (as regulatory data (FATCA/CRS related), legal name, address etc.
    Reviews/Refreshing of existing clients as soon as requested by GBSU/CLD or Local Compliance 
    Monitoring of monthly KPIs sent by GBSU/CLD
    Work with internal with Client Services team to ensure project timelines are co-ordinated and details are shared consistently
    Work to improve process and move the tasks to a more efficient online process. Lean mgmt. of the process.

The employee is required to work independently in managing client onboarding KYC Onboarding files and KYC refresh files, but also work in the Client Services team and closely with the other KYC analysts.
It is expected that productive and enduring relationships will be formed with key individuals within the SGSS centres of excellence and client/prospect organisations.
As a coordinator, he/she will be required to ensure receiving the backing of all internal stakeholders before engaging with the client.
He/she will be required to challenge the client regarding the documents received and escalate any issues to his/her manager and the Compliance team.
He/she will be require to work with the offshored provider to ensure deadlines are met and there is an open and transparent strong relationship built.

Due to the VIE eligibility criteria, a questionnaire will be provided. Please make sure to answer all the questions for an efficient analysis of your application.

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.


Studies & experience:

• Graduate with a Master’s degree from a Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Business or Finance

• Experience in AML and KYC is an advantage

Language skills:

• Fluent in English

• French can be an advantage

Technical, operational & soft skills:

•    Good Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations, Know Your Customer (KYC) , FATCA & CRS, GDPR , Financial Services, Fund Industry

•    Self-starter and ability to work independently

•    Ability to work in a team environment and coordinate within the team environment

•    Excellent communication skills both written and oral

•    Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under time pressure and with extreme accuracy

•    Organisational and administrative skills

•    Familiarity with Microsoft office applications

•    Good administrative  & organisational skills

•    Good initiative required but also ability to recognise when escalation of issues needs to be taken.

•    A strong client-focused approach

•    Excellent team worker, able to work in virtual global teams in a matrix organization

•    Open minded, able to share information, transfer knowledge and expertise to/from team members

•    Be solution oriented


The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Dublin is to begin as soon as possible, but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 18 months.

In case a visa is necessary, please make sure your passport is valid up to 6 months after the end of the VIE contract to not delay your departure.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 24000HJC
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2024/11/01
Publication date: 2024/07/05